NZ Airports Hui 2022

14-15 SEPTEMBER

PALMERSTON NORTH CONFERENCE & FUNCTION CENTRE

NZ Airports Awards 2022

The NZ Airports Awards 2022 will celebrate the projects and initiatives completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. An awards dinner on Wednesday 14 September at Ohakea Airbase will recognise the nominees and the winners for 2022.

APPLICATION CATEGORIES

Applications for the NZ Airports Awards 2022 will be accepted in the following categories. Within each category will be sub-categories based upon the size of the airport – large, medium, and small airports. All airports are encouraged to apply and will be judged against airports of the same size.

Infrastructure Project of the Year

Open to airports from the Large, Medium and Small Airports categories.

For projects and initiatives completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

This application could be a joint application with another member or members from the non-airport category.

Community Engagement Initiative of the Year

Open to airports from the Large, Medium and Small Airports categories.

For initiatives completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

The community engagement initiative of the year award recognises projects or engagement that build positive relationships and/or make a difference to individuals or groups within the local community.

This application could be a joint application with another member or members from the non-airport category.

Sustainability Initiative

Open to airports from the Large, Medium and Small Airports categories.

For initiatives or projects completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

The Sustainability Initiative is awarded to the airport that demonstrates leadership and action in the sustainability space at their airport campus.

This application could be a joint application with another member or members from the non-airport category.

Commercial and non-Aeronautical Initiative of the Year

Open to airports from the Large, Medium and Small Airports categories.

For initiatives or projects completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

This award recognises airports that have diversified their business model and developed commercial and non-aeronautical projects at their airport campus.

Airports of the Year 2022

This is at the discretion of the judging panel, not a separate application. It will include the winners of the above categories for consideration.

As with the above categories airports will be judged against others of the same subcategory – large, medium, and small airports.

CRITERIA

Nominated projects or initiatives must have been completed during the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

Projects should clearly demonstrate how they have delivered specific outcomes, including those listed below.

Nominations should comprehensively indicate how the project achieved excellence in the following areas, as appropriate.

  • Innovation
  • Operational efficiency
  • Passenger experience
  • Health and Safety
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Aviation safety and reliability
  • Added value
  • Partnership with stakeholders
  • Other successes and achievements

Nominees may be airport members or corporate members, or a joint nomination from both an airport and a corporate member.

Eligibility

Nominees must be current financial members of NZ Airports at the time of nomination and at the time of the NZ Airports Awards presentation 2022.

Entries remain the property of NZ Airports.

Judging

The judging panel comprises independent members selected for their expertise and the Chief Executive of NZ Airports.

Judges will independently assess the nominations against the criteria using marking sheets provided by NZ Airports.

The judging panel’s decision is final. No communication will be entered into.

The judging panel members will remain confidential (apart from the Chief Executive of NZ Airports).

Publicity

NZ Airports may, at its discretion, publicise the entries and award winners

Closing date

All entries must be completed and submitted to katherine.campbell@nzairports.co.nz by no later than 5pm, Wednesday 31 August 2022.

Please use the following application outline. Additional supporting documents may be submitted with applications.

Application Fields to be completed

Nominees:
Enter name:
Nominated Project:
Airport(s) associated with the application (if not the nominee):
Date project commenced:
Date project completed:
Contact Name:
Position:
Organisation:
Email:

In the event your project is announced as the recipient, who would accept the award at the NZ Airport Awards Dinner, Wednesday 14 September 2022?

Please provide a brief overview of the project, including the overall cost and the objectives/problems being solved/strategic goals. (Maximum 500 words).